THE WOODLANDS, Texas (April 10, 2008) — A joint venture between Huntsman Corp. and Sasol Ltd. said it plans expand its maleic anhydride capacity by 75 percent.
The 50/50 joint venture, Sasol-Huntsman GmbH & Co. K.G., said it is aiming to have the new capacity on-line in the first quarter of 2011. The firm said capacity will jump to 105,000 metric tons.
The expansion will include a second reactor and purification section on the same site as the existing plant.